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this is a special edition of second inauguration of barack obama. live from washington, d.c. >> and welcome to a special edition of "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm lester holt. happy to have erica here. a big picture on twitter. you kicked up the town this morning. >> had a good time. >> went to a preinauguration party. >> i did. i did get to wear some boots. >> sorry you lost my cell number. i'll make sure you have it. >> barack obama is to take the another of office tomorrow on the steps of the u.s. capitol which is right behind us here. >> rules are the rules. according to the 20th amendment, the president and vice president's terms shall end at noon on the 20th of january. vice president biden took the oath less an hour ago. sonia sotomayor did the honors. we'll show you how it played out in just a little while. >> the president and vice president are taking place in a wreath laying ceremony. mr. obama will then return to the white house. he will be there just before noon for his official swearing in ceremony. >> the mily will attend today's even
on cbs 5. remember that. >>> meanwhile, big time in washington, d.c. as president barack obama officially begins his second term. and he is going to be sworn in just before 9:00 a.m. pacific time today. the public swearing in is tomorrow. >> according to a new york times poll, he heads into the second term with an approval rating of 51%. 10 months ago, it was 41%, the lowest of his presidency. the highest rating was 68% in april of 2009. and about 90 minute, he will take the oath of office for his second term. it's going to happen in front of a small gathering at the white house blue room. and tomorrow, the swearing in will be reenacted outdoors. we are in washington, d.c. with more on what's ahead. >> reporter: with the national day of service behind us, preparations are underway for here in washington, d.c. for the official swearing in. president barack obama's official swearing in will happen today as wills have biden's. both ceremonies will be small and private. by law, they have to happen on january 20th. and that means that the inau
y of pomp and circumstance, what president obama said in his speech that no other president has dared to mention. in ayers to d-c, where she met up with many people from the who wanted to be good evening. i'm ken bastida. >> i'm elizabeth cook. we sent cbs5 reporter kristin ayers to d.c. where she met up with many people from the bay area who wanted to be part of it all. >> reporter: it was really a pleasure meeting people from all over the bay area out today on the national mall. they told me they felt inspired by president obama, by his speech in particular. president obama made history today speaking a three letter word that no other president has ever spoken in an inauguration address, gay. so he made history with that today and after the politics followed the parties. ♪ i'm so in love with you ♪ ♪ >> reporter: jennifer hudson sang let's stay together as the president and first lady shared the first dance at one of two inaugural balls. the events capped off an historic day in the nation's capital. >> today we experienced the majesty
whether all three incidents are related. (singing.."obama's on fire") bear grimalicia keyes singing here.president obama has ended a long day of formal inaugural events. with lighter festivities. mister obama and the first lady danced three times at the official balls at the washington convention center. the president took the oath of office in front of hundreds of thousands of people. on the steps of the u-s capitol today. tory dunnan has a look at the day's events -- including president obama's much anticipated inaugural address. >> reporter: the music is playing and the champagne is flowing in our nation's capital. thousands of people are attending inaugural balls-- culminating the two-day inauguration of president barack obama. >> "today we experienced the majesty of our democracy." >> reporter: earlier today, he made it >> "so help you god?" >> "so help me god." >> "congratulations mr. president." >> reporter: following up sunday's private oath of office with a very public one. cheering supporters, all braving the cold, packed the national mall -- a million strong. people eager to c
ds of thousands of people coming here to witness president obama take the oath of office for a second time. >> reporter: president obama made the short trip across lafayette park to attend a service at st. john's church. >> if anybody has tickets give me a shout out. >> reporter: as many as 700,000 people are expected to fill the national mall to watch the inauguration. darrell came here from jackson mississippi. he camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. >> i'm going to be sitting right there waiting for when they open up. >> reporter: thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not t
actually opening the door. >>> and right now in the nation's capital, work continues for president obama's inauguration in the nation's mall. the national mall being transformed to america's stage. where president obama will take his oath on monday. you can see the stand-ins for the president and first lady there. authorities securing that parade route. a total of more than 800,000 expected to attend this year, and the secret service promising better crowd management this time around. if you recall four years ago, thousands stuck in a tunnel and didn't get to see him being sworn in. preparations are continuing and president obama busy writing a speech. >> i have seen yellow pads filled with writing. >> i don't think he should turn this into a partisan speech, and i think he helps himself when he holds the high ground. >> president obama and vice president joe biden will take the oaths privately sunday and take the public oath in front of the nation on monday. >>> a handful of lucky students from the bay area enjoying the honor of attending monday's presidential inauguration. students wit
to the debate. this doesn't show his daughters but it accuses president obama of being a hypocrite because he opposes the use of armed guards at schools while his daughters are protected by armed guards. the white house said the add is cowardly. >>> a bill to protect the privacy of people with concealed weapons permits. it allows the names of the holders to be publicly disclosed but not their phones or addresses. police would still have full access to the information. >>> for more reaction to the new gun proposals we went to a gun range and ktvu's john sasaki is there tonight. you found some support for what the president is saying? >> reporter: indeed. this is the gun club and that is the high school trap shooting team practicing. this is where you will find vocal opposition and some support. >> the gun club has been around since 1883. some are receptive to president obama's plans. >> i think most of what he says is right. ban on the high capacity magazines is fine. >> reporter: not everyone agrees. >> this is about being able to take on tyranny. >> reporter: he says he supports background
. reporting live in oakland, noelle walker, ktvu news. >>> now to our continuing coverage of president obama's second inauguration. after the speech making the president and first lady celebrated tonight after two official balls. here they dance as jennifer hudson sings the al green song let's stay together. >> ♪ >> for the second inauguration, president oe baa -- obama decided to have just two inauguration balls instead of the 10 from his first term. ken pritchett join us and tells us what the president said as he began his second term. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn in yesterday. today's swearing in was a ceremonial event. a public swearing in before by one estimate perhaps more than 1 million people. on a relatively mild and blue sky day president obama and the first lady took the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue to the white house and to her second term. some waits houred. >> i breathe the air that obama breathes so it was worth it. >> reporter: the president took the oath of office just after noon today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as
, ktvu news. >>> now to our continuing coverage of president obama's second inauguration. after the speech making the president and first lady celebrated tonight after two official balls. here they dance as jennifer hudson sings the al green song let's stay together. >> ♪ >> for the second inauguration, president oe baa -- obama decided to have just two inauguration balls instead of the 10 from his first term. ken pritchett join us and tells us what the president said as he began his second term. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn in yesterday. today's swearing in was a ceremonial event. a public swearing in before by one estimate perhaps more than 1 million people. on a relatively mild and blue sky day president obama and the first lady took the traditional walk down pennsylvania avenue to the white house and to her second term. some waits houred. >> i breathe the air that obama breathes so it was worth it. >> reporter: the president took the oath of office just after noon today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as the eye could see. mr.obama s
obama renewed his promise to the nation in a public swearing in ceremony and tonight, the celebration is underway. torrie is live in washington dc with the latest on the inaugural festivities and what is happening now. >> reporter: tonight we're seeing even more of those memorable moments including president obama and the first lady dancing at those balls. the music is playing and champagne flowing. thousands are attending inaugural balls. >> today we experienced the deem hock see. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> reporter: a very public oath of office. supporters are braving the cold packed the national mall, a million strong. people eager to catch a glimpse of history. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: with democrats and republicans struggling to find common ground on key issues, obama pushed for unity. >> my fellow americans, we're made for this moment and we'll seize it, as long as we seize it together. >> reporter: he brought attention to climate change and gay rights and equal pay for women and we heard a familiar theme fro
are in high gear for monday's inauguration of president obama for his second term. at the same time people are marking dr. martin luther king's birthday with a day of service. cbs reporter randall pinkston is live in washington now with more on everything going on, a busy day there, randall. >> reporter: quite a bit going on here today, indeed. there are preparations we can see, of course, all the rises that have been set up on the grounds of the capitol and along the parade route. the fences that have been put in place to make sure that everything could be secure. and of course the preparations, we can't see. all the law enforcement officers are making sure that everyone will be safe. but today the focus, it is on a day of service as a part of the inaugural weekend. >>> construction crews are working around the clock to prepare their capital for the second inauguration of president barack obama. it is a once in every four years job boom for the d.c. area contractors. >> yes, we have almost every skill under this roof. carpenters, the cabinetmakers,
. >>> also, the big speech begins in just two hours. president obama will unveil a plan that is sure to fuel the gun-control debate. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, january 16th. >>> san jose police are investigating a bold kidnapping attempt of a 2-year-old girl outside of her home. ktvu eight janine de la vega is in san jose and talked with police a short time ago. janine, what did they tell you? >> reporter: a police spokesperson told me he's checking in with detectives right now to see if they got any tips overnight. now, they are taking that attempted kidnapping that happened here on dale court very serious. they say the man was pulling on the child's legs so hard, that her shoes fell off. this all happened around 5:40 yesterday afternoon. this was near south white and aborn. a mother said she was playing in the front yard playing with her siblings and the man made a comment that she didn't like and she tried to pull her away. >> it's very turning. it's a brazen act on her part. w
. >> i, barack hussein obama. >> pam: president obama begins his second term on a different note from his first. >> my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it, so long as we seize it together. >> pam: a partisan and populist inaugural address lays out his agenda for dealing with climate change, immigration reform, gun control and gay rights. ahead. but first, the president spoke directly to the american people today -- giving us a glimpse into the next four years. catherine heenan is here with more on his inauguration speech. catherine? >> catherine: it lasted only 18 minutes. and depending on who you talk to.the speech is being described as either rousing and inspiring. or overly partisan and aggressive. president obama was clearly giving us a preview of an ambitious second term agenda. touching on everything from medicare and global warming - to same sex marriage. >> our journey is not complete until wives, daughters, mothers can have equal wages among their others. our journey is not complete until brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else against the
to the national mall to see president obama's swearing in. thousands of them stayed around to join the president for the inaugural parties last night, bill plante is at the white house. bill good morning. >> reporter: good morning, and good morning out west. the first event on this morning after happens in this hour the president and vice president and their wives attend the national prayer service. last night, the east room of the white house was the place for the hottest afterparty in town. entertainers like kelly clarkson and john legend, lots of politicians, friends of the president, all after the two official inaugural balls. >> my dance partner, michelle obama. >> reporter: in a dress designed by jason wu the first lady dazzled at the commander in chief's ball. ♪ i'm so in love with you ♪ >> reporter: where she took the first dance with her husband as jennifer hudson sang. early president obama told the ball goers why the day was remark remarkable. >> today we experience the majesty of our democracy, a ritual only possible in a form of government that is of and by
on magazines. >> the president needs congress to pull the trigger. >> it is president obama's highly evened response to the sandy hook school shooting. a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. details came today at a white house ceremony. the $500 billion blueprint a is mixture of executive orders, and proposed legislation. the broader and more impactful ideas need congress to act. the president appealed to the hearts and minds of americans, while urging those lawmakers to act, and act soon. >> reporter: the president surrounded himself, with some of the children he knew gun laws will help protect. four children who wrote him letters. >> she said i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hardly. julia, i will try very hardly. >> reporter: he then laid out what he will push congress to pass. the assault rifles ban. require background checks on all gun sales. 40% of sales right now have no such checks. renew a 10 round limit on ammunition magazines, and more. >> the only way we can change, is if the american people demand it. >> reporter: then the presid
. >> it is president obama's highly evened response to the sandy hook school shooting. a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. details came today at a white house ceremony. the $500 billion blueprint a is mixture of executive orders, and proposed legislation. the broader and more impactful ideas need congress to act. the president appealed to the hearts and minds of americans, while urging those lawmakers to act, and act soon. >> reporter: the president surrounded himself, with some of the children he knew gun laws will help protect. four children who wrote him letters. >> she said i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hardly. julia, i will try very hardly. >> reporter: he then laid out what he will push congress to pass. the assault rifles ban. require background checks on all gun sales. 40% of sales right now have no such checks. renew a 10 round limit on ammunition magazines, and more. >> the only way we can change, is if the american people demand it. >> reporter: then the president did what he could without action. he signed 23 measures, including t
. stone, kron 4 news. president obama is urging a reluctant congress to require background checks for all gun sales and. and also to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips. without waiting for congress.the president acted on his own authority.signing 23 executive actions designed at keeping guns out of the hands of criminals. but, he will need congressional approval for some key items.including the ban on assault rifles. >> if americans of every backround stand up and say enough, we've suffered too much pain, and care too much about our children to allow this to happen. then change will come. >> pam: mister obama was surrounded by four children when he signed the list of executive orders. the children wrote letters to him following last month's connecticut school massacre.expressing their concerns. some of the other executive orders. include one that would allow communities to hire more school counselors. and another that would require federal law enforcement to trace all recovered guns. meanwhile, the national rifle association released this new web video calling presiden
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. president. [applause]. >> complete coverage of president obama inauguration. plus the one thing the president wanted to see for the president wanted to see for the last time. >> breaking news oakland. officer is shot and search is going on right now for the suspect. live pictures from sky 7 hd. good evening. >> now this is happening not too far from the oakland coliseum. we give you perspective open the map. 1700 seminary avenue. few block from international boulevard and nimitz freeway. sky 7 hd is live over the scene right now. let's bring in allen wong who is with police in the neighborhood and joins us live by telephone. what can you tell because what is going on. >> right now police have several streets closed off and conducting a yard to yard search with canine for 3 suspects involved in the shooting of that officer. the mayor's office says the officer was shot in the arm during a stop in the 1700 block of seminary avenue. that's about a mile west of mills clem. earlier police were searching the rainbow recreation center not far from her but so far no arrest made
, the new look of michele obama. talking about the new book that pays homage to the first lady. >>> the buildup to monday's presidential inauguration is in full swing this friday afternoon, perhaps nowhere more so than here at the d.c. convention center. i'm bob barnard. i'll tell you why when i take you on a behind-of-the-scenes behind-the-scenes tour.  >>> the first inaugural event kick off tomorrow in communities all across the country and on the national mall devoted to national service. more on the last-minute work being done for what's in store. >> reporter: the d.c. convention center is hosting all three inaugural events. beside the swearing in ceremony and the parade, as you might imagine, this place is buzzing right now. there were six inaugural balls. the three this time around or the children's inaugural, saturdays day night in this cavernous hall and then monday night, the inaugural ball and the commander in chief ball in this room, mostly enlisted members and their families. >> it's very important to the first and second families because it is their way of
of president president obama's inauguration is out of luck. they refused to sell the tickets. prepasses handed out were -- free passes handed out were turning up online. >> every four years there is a small number of tickets that wind up online. >> the government printed 250,000 inauguration tickets. twice that many people are expected to watch on monday. today is michelle obama's 49th 49th birthday. she changed her twitter identity to floats which is first lady of the united states. they promise updates. it replace as previous account under michelle obama. >>> ktvu will have live coverage of president obama's inauguration sunday. look for live reports starting with mornings on 2. >> all of boeing 787 dreamliners aircraft around the world are now grounded as investigators look into two battery fires. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar joins us with evidence on what could happen to these batteries. >> reporter: indeed. lithium batteries are everywhere. cell phone, laptops, power tools but should they be powering airlines. >> reporter: boeing picked lithium batteries for its dreamliners. >> they s
and it may make you think twice before you choose your restaurant. >>> plus, president barack obama has unveiled his gun control program and what he wants the american people to do now. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, thursday january 17th, i am dave clark. >> thank you for waking up with us, steve it sounds mild through the weekend. >>> high temperatures are warming up as well and inland it is kind of a damp cold, 20s in livermore, fairfield is close, santa rosa 28, redwood city 34 and it does feel warmer coast and bay and we will be on the high side with some lower 60s. here is sal. >>> driving through it is getting more crowded through antioch and pittsburgh and also the bay bridge, they cleared the stalled vehicle but traffic is still slow and metering lights are on and we will have more of an update coming up in a few minutes. >>> the outbreak of the norovirus has hit the county. it hit an elementary school just last week, paul has more on what you can do. >> reporter: this has not b
from a couple thousand to 800,000 people in the lawn there. president obama took the oath of office yesterday as did the vice president. constitution mandates that the president start his term on january 20 which fell on a sunday. that's why they did that. the public inauguration will happen the next day which is today, martin luther king jr. holiday. the nation is abuzz. the public oath will happen at 8:30 our time. i don't think he'll put his hand on the bible until 8:55 or something like that. it's one of the most highly anticipated moments, the speech. what will he say during his inaugural address? we'll see. >> we'll talk about that right now with our political analyst. he's here ahead of the big moment. hi, michael. >> good morning. >> we already saw the actual oath yesterday. >> this is the seventh time that an inauguration that fell on a sunday will be honored on a monday. it's because the reason why the courts are closed on sundays. they decided to not make federal workers work on a weekend. we'll make them work on monday. >> today is a holiday. >> they're still working. fo
president obama will be sworn in, next. >>> this is ktvu, "mornings on 2". >> good morning, an welcomes to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, january 20th. >> i am maureen naylor. claudine is off today. >>> here is rosemary. >>> another beautiful day. just like yesterday. it is cool if you are around the bay. cold, if you are inland. even freezing. our afternoon will be another dry day. quiet, we do have a high surf advisory that will continue in the afternoon. we will have details on this and i will have the numbers expected for today, coming up. >>> president obama embarks on his second term. he will take the oath of office at an intimate ceremony. tori campbell is in washington to take care of the inauguration. tori, good morning, to you. >> reporter: good morning. there are few politicians and supporters on the plane. i sat next to senator majority leader. and there was a supporter for obama passing out buttons like these to everyone who is on the plane. things are already getting underway this morning. the first event was joe biden, who was just sworn in at the naval observatory by jus
is a victim of the prank. >>> today marks president obama's first full workday of his second tomorrow. >> there is a lot of work ahead before getting back to the multiple agendas on capitol hill, the morning starts with prayer and song at the washington national kcathedral. the president and vice president taking part in the traditional post inaugural prayer service. this one is a long time tradition dating all the way back to the days of george washington's presidency. turnout for yesterday's presidential inauguration actually exceeding the expectations. organizers say an estimated 1 million people were on the national mall as the president was sworn in. they had predicted the number would be closer to 800,000. if you recall, about 1.8 million people attended president obama's first inauguration in 2009. >>> and today marks the 40th anniversary of roe versus wade. the 1974 supreme court decision that established a right to abortion. four decades later, a new poll finds the majority of people support legalized abortion. according to the poll, a whopping 70% say roe v. wade should not
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of a fire in a lithium battery. >>> the obama administration has announced plans to sell its ownership stake in general motors. the government put $50 million into gm and chrysler. the plans to start selling its remaining shares over the past year or so. the selling price of the shares will determine if u.s. taxpayers take a loss on the bail out. >>> he's packing his bags, why this bay area 15-year-old was picked to attend monday's presidential inauguration. but first -- >> we all engage in some degree of deception and lying in order to get along. >> from professional athletes to every day joes, we ask why lying is just human nature for some. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> lance arms
? >> thanks. >>> president obama's inauguration weekend is kicking off today with a national day of service. and ron mott is right at the center of things at the washington mall. good morning, what's happening this morning? >> reporter: hey, lester. good morning to you. as you mentioned, activities kick off this weekend. this is one of the ones that really is near and dear to the president's heart and the first lady's heart. that's the national day of service that the president called for four years ago. now this tent that we're on is on the national mall. the washington monument is a stone's throw behind us. it's going to be filled with some of the 800,000 people expected for the inauguration. there are dozens of local and national organizations here that will tell folks how they can help around the d.c. area and when they get home in their communities. just two are here. the american red cross is going to be here later on showing people how to save a life with cpr training. and then just across the way is no kid hungry, trying to fight childhood hunger in this country. this is a big probl
moments. >> we'll have more highlights from that historical day, including how president obama is using his inaugural address as a call to action for a second term. >>> also ahead, what do you think about co-workers who show up even though they are sick? >> i don't do it that often. >> it's actually a serious story. sometimes people don't have a choice. sometimes they aren't paid for their sick days, so they have to go to work or don't get paid. so we're talking about more efforts to make sick pay mandatory. >>> and rare interviews with prince harry in afghanistan that are getting a lot of attention. he talks rather candidly and openly about opening fire on the taliban. that much talked about trip to vegas and the duchess' pregnancy. we'll hear from the prince coming up. >>> also, scary video as you've seen. the high school wrestler taking his position on the mat when a huge spotlight falls on him. fortunately, he is okay. actually, he finds humor in what happened. as you see, he turned out well. he's going to share his story in a live interview in just a little bit. >> all right. we'll
of the morning. just a heads up. more of a visual distraction. back to you guys. >>> president obama is losing yet another member of his cabinet. the interior secretary ken salazar is ste down. according to the the "denver post" he is leaving the administration to spend more time with his family in colorado. secretary of state hillary clinton, defense secretary leon panetta, the treasury secretary geithner and the labor secretary hilda soliz are also leaving. >>> president obama will unveil his plan to reduce gun violence. cbs news says the plan calls for bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. it's also said to include criminal and mental health background checks for customers in all gun sales. the proposals would have to be approved by the house and senate something the president admits is not a sure thing. >> i want to be sure that i'm honest about americans about what will work. >> the president is looking into what actions he can take on his own by exec it order. the president is scheduled to speak at 8:55 this morning our time.
the airport and san jose. >> we are watching and washington. president obama is expected to talk more about controlling gun violence. >> it is a cold morning here in the bay area. >> as we take a look at the numbers currently it is in the upper 20's and 30's. we are below freezing in vallejo. fairfield is waking up to mid 30's. the temperatures are running very similar like yesterday. the wins are a factor in vallejo. it is a really cold morning of the wins are not around the bay area. the air is not mixing all around. the coldest temperatures are just hitting the ground. when we reached that afternoon it should be very pleasant. some spots will climb into the low 60's. as we look a head to the weekend it will be very pleasant periods the temperatures will be warm. >> we continue to monitor a hot spot around the bay area. here is a quick commute check. will start at the bay bridge where things are just are in to slow in the cash lanes. in the east bay there is slow traffic for interstate 580. the rest of the east bay freeways are doing very well. the south bay freeway through the north bay
a high speed rail. >> still ahead on kron 4 news president obama is going to take the oath of office before hundreds of thousands. this is a large one there is a live look of a washington [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >> 6:24. as we see the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza temperatures on the cool side. warming to the mid-60s later this afternoon and we do have the possibility of rainfall. erica will update our forecast, coming up. >> barbara walters took a tumble she fell on a staff and she cut her forehead. they say that she is alert and telling everybody what to do. she was kept for observation. >> if you plan on going to go to the 40 super bowl. tickets i just checked t
because of a fire in a lithium battery. >>> the obama administration has announced plans to sell its ownership stake in general motors. the government put $50 million into gm and chrysler. the plans to start selling its remaining shares over the past year or so. the selling price of the shares will determine if u.s. taxpayers take a loss on the bail out. >>> he's packing his bags, why this bay area 15-year-old was picked to attend monday's presidential inauguration. but first -- >> we all engage in some degree of deception and lying in order of deception and lying in order to meningococcal meningitis, a rare but serious disease. health officials recommend vaccination. go to voicesofmeningitis.org. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a
of unemployment was unchanged at 9.8%, that is the third highest right now in the nation. >>> president obama's second inauguration is just a couple of days away. >> we know about the ceremony and the parade. the big question for fashion fans, what will the first lady wear to the inaugural ball? >> of course. >> the big question, michelle obama's gown will likely be a mystery up to the last minute. the white house has asked 20 designers to send in their ideas. her first gown if you remember is on display now in the national museum of american history. >> i think they say something about america's expectations of a first lady or maybe even the mood of a country at a given time. >> fashion experts predict the first lady will choose and american designer, likely a younger talent for the designer it is the opportunity of a lifetime. instant famous a place in fashion history. why are you rolling your eyes. >> well, no, because i have been concerned about this since the election what is she going to wear. >> we were talking about the fact she just got a new ha
'm gasia mikaelian. this is bay area news at seven. president barack obama today responded to the sandy hook school shooting with a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. it's our top story at 7. emily schmidt has more. >> reporter: when 20 children died in the newtown elementary school shooting, president obama said if there's one thing we can do to prevent this, we have to try. wednesday, backed by children who wrote him letters calling for change, he outlined 23 executive orders. he's implementing them right now without need of congressional approval. >> and we can't put this off any longer. >> reporter: they include providing incentives for schools to hire school resource officers, and reviewing safety standards for gun locks and saves. he say that's just a start. >> to make a real and lasts difference, congress, too, must act. >> reporter: just three congressional actions, a universal background check for every gun sale. getting tough on people who buy guns intending to sell them to  criminals and banning military- style assault weapons like the one used in newtown, as well
tagging. >> president obamas second inauguration is days away, but did not expect a pop and pageantry you saw the first time around. >> this year it'll be scaled down. >> only 900,000 people are attending which is half as many people as 2009. the years preparations have been replete with rehearsals with stand in its plan the president, vice president, and chief justice. >> the real president will have to swearing in spirit a public ceremony on monday, a private one the day before. he will use to bibles, one owned by abraham lincoln, the other by martin luther king jr.. >> 7:37 a.m. will be back in a couple of moments to start off your friday morning and get you into the weekend. we have our memount tam cam. we have no wind as of now and the camera is showing you all of the sunshine. for the new mattress models but sleep train's huge year end clearance is ending soon. for a short time, save hundreds on tempur-pedic mattresses. get the most highly-recommended bed in america at closeout prices. plus, get interest-free financing and free same-day delivery. why wait for the new models? sleep t
weekend in washington, as president obama prepares to officially begin his second term. the last minute preparations for the inauguration celebrations. but first, the dramatic video of an avalanche rescue near lake tahoe. why the man whose life was saved. is critical of his rescuers. saved. is critical of his rescuers. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's a huge deal. rise and shine. simply orange oj is just $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >> pam: we are now getting a closer look at some rescue video. of a skier buried by an avalanche at lake tahoe last month you can see from this helmet cam video, that the buried skier was able to put a hand up above the snow surface. and then brush snow away from his airway until he was freed. the skier acknowledges mistakes were made by
performances by stevie wonder, alicia keys -- prior to that first dance, the president praised mrs. obama. >> i said today at the lunch that some may dispute the quall ty of our president, but nobody disputes the quality of our first lady. >> now, despite the lavish look of the night, it was a scaled down event. there were ten official balls following the president's historic election in 2008. this time around, only two. a nod to the struggling economy. president clinton, by the way, holds the record official inaugural balls with 14 in 1997, when he was re-elected to a second term. >> so help you god? >> so help you god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> regardless of your political believes, it's a proud day for millions of americans. the balls came hours after the president was ceremoniously sworn in before hundreds of thousands of people who packed the national mall. mr. obama delivered an impassioned address, touching on a number of political and social issues, including same-sex rights. nbc's jean elliot joins us from treasure island. the president was bold, as you saw earlier today, a
officials say president obama will launch a >>> presiden sweeping effort this morning to launch target gun violence in america, un he's expected to present a ent a three-part plan focusing on gun sales, education, and mental health. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, charlie and norah, cbs news has learned new details including the renewed effort to stop re law to bullying in schools and the president's health care law to increase access to mental health gun control services. gun control will dominant the cal headlines. the president will call for a assault tougher assault weapons ban after the one that expired in ten years in 2004. he'll also ask congress to ban fire all firearm ammunition magazines containing more than ten bullets, he'll also seek universal criminal and mental health background checks for all gun sales including private transactions. the assault weapons ban is already an uphill fight. >> we'll not prejudge -- s that befor >> before it started or -- -- >> i don't believe that.ve and i think that
. >> i'm thinking also they failed in a hostage that was killed. >>> president obama presented his plan for new gun regulations. the president is asking for several new laws including background checks for all gun sales, and in a cbs news/"new york times" poll 92% of americans say they want gun buyers to be checked out. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, what's been the reaction from members of congress? >> reporter: well, norah, democrats think they have an opening right now because public opinion has shifted in the wake of the newtown tragedy and there are some areas where the two sides say they agree but restricting guns is not one of them. within hours of the president's announcement -- >> i'm calling on congress to pass some very specific proposals right away. >> reporter: republican senators were releasing statement after statement expressing their opposition florida's marco rubio told fox news restricting assault weapons would not prevent mass murder. >> i think the president doesn't have the guts to admit it, is not a believer in the second amendmen
joke. others aren't so sure. we'll talk to the reporter who broke that story. >>> then president obama launching a campaign style push to gain public support for sweeping gun control efforts. the national rifle association is vowing the fight of the century to block that. we'll talk to the nra's president coming up. >>> an inside look at scientology. an exclusive interview with oscar winning director and former scientology member paul hagut says he thinks the religion is a cult. the church dismisses him as the hypocrite of hollywood. we'll speak with him and talk to the author of a new book that explores the link between scientology and hollywood. >>> we want to get to breaking news. nbc's nichelle cokosinkski liven london. >> reporter: this has been changing by the moment. first, the report that a number of hostages has escaped. now that algerians have raided the facility and a number of have been killed, including hostages. 41 people held, among them americans, british, norwegians, and they called this retribution for french intervention in neighboring mali against militant there. at
from bay area gun owners following president obama said federal gun control proposals. >> we are looking ed 8 unusual back up due to an early morning stall over an hour ago. it back then sub so early that we have not recovered. the drive time is starting to approach normal for this hour there are still bigger than normal. you will hit about a 16 to 18 minute drive time if you're coming from the mimic freeway. if you are still looking at a 20 to 22 minute drive time perry ed it is about 18 minutes for the east shore freeway. the traffic began to slow through berkeley as you head to the bay bridge. >> we are looking at the san francisco skyline. it is a clear start for the morning. there are instances of fog. the temperatures are just below the freezing mark. yesterday we did have freezing fog. as we head into the afternoon it will be mostly sunny and will be warmer. we could see possibly mid to upper 60s. here is a look at your numbers in your neighborhood. it is 43 degrees right now in san francisco. the temperatures will jump as we head into afternoon. i will have these numb
threatening brain tumor. >>reporter: that is obama campaign video shows i object insurance company denied her coverage because the tumor was a pre-existing condition. doctors said she had to have app operation that she could not afford and then the president health care bill kicked in. >> because of president's health care reform hi access to medical care and i have made a 100 percent full recovery. >>reporter: now she's going to washington dc as an honored guest. have you met the president. >> i have not. >>reporter: do you plan to. >> i hope to. i would like to meet michelle obama. >>reporter: jazz pianist riccardo will take break from the gig at the top of the mark to be at the inauguration. he has played for presidents several times. this will be the first time he has gone to the an inauguration. >> being black and having a black american president is an honor to play for him. so it's an honor that he 30's. >>reporter: he doesn't know if he will be able to play for the president but congresswoman lee got him the tickets. in milpitas, he wrote his own ticket in a matter of speaki
's meeting. she's also there for president obama's inauguration on monday. she says she has meeting scheduled with justice department officials and officials with the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. trying to bring more law enforcement resources back to oakland. we're also finding out the reasons why san jose police chief chris moore's decision was to leave the police department. 51-year-old chief's last day on the job is tomorrow. he says the last straw came when the city council voted against putting half cent sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department with its money. moore says he decided if he didn't have the support of city officials, it was time for him to go. san jose by the way has not yet named a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> 49ers fever sweeping the bay area. the team is one win away from the super bowl. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose as fans gear up for the game. janine. >> reporter: we're here in downtown and one place that is expected to be packed with 49er fans is this sports bar on santa clara street. whenever the big
for the nfl draft in florida this week. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> president obama has unveiled his plan to curb gun violence but now comes the tricky part the hard part getting congress to go along with that program. the sweeping half billion- dollar plan calls for a ban on military-style assault rifles and expanded background checks on customers for every gun purchased. it would also limit ammunition magazines to a maximum of 10 rounds and impose stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. >> i'm calling on congress to pass some very specific proposals right away. if there's even one life that can be saved, then we have an obligation to try. >> the president signed 23 executive orders aimed at reducing gun violence but his key proposals need congressional approval. >>> time now 6:11, all they could think of was the movie jaws. two fishermen encounter a great white. >> the place you live in you got to know what to do, where you are. >> you sure do. from state capitals to small countries you will meet a bay area geography whiz. how a sch
with the boeing 7-8- 7. including cracked engines, and a fuel leak. ahead at eight. president obama delivers on his promise. to enact gun control policy in the wake elementary school shootings. a look at the new measures. the national rifle association fires back at the tighter policies. but did they go to far. by mentioning the president's children? and alarming numbers from the d-m-v about unlicensed drivers on california roads. the age groups that are at. and pose. the greatest risk. >> developing tonight. the government is confirming americans are among those who were taken hostage during an attack by islamist fighters in algeria. at least two people have been killed and six others injured. the group targeted a bus carrying passengers - from a base at the british owned gas field to an airport. indications are the attakers are affiliated with an al qaeda group based in mali. defense secretary leon panetta has called it a - quote- 'terrorist act.' president obama, taking action aimed at reducing gun violence in america. he signed more than a dozen executive orders -- and is urging congress
-pedic is on now. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep president obama's second term officially begins sunday. with a private swearing-in ceremony at the white house. then - the big celebration happens monday. with the public inauguration. expect ceremonies - concerts - and crowds. catherine heenan shows us how the nation is getting ready. >> catherine: remember the 2009 swearing in? huge crowds. so big - that a lot of people got lost.mis- directed. even stuck in underground walkways - missing the whole ceremony. this year there will be fewer people on the mall. and better strategies to move them in the right direction. across the country - people have been getting ready. children who will perform in a circus. trainers getting the beautifully groomed horses prepared. >> we were hoping to practice good enough to get invited. >> catherine: and lots of high school bands.including this one from washington state. they've been practicing for this for a whole year.long before even being sure of an invitation. the tradition of a public generations mckinley's inaugural parade in 1897. te
for life. >>> president george h.w. bush and his son will not be among the heavyweights at president obama's inauguration on monday. they will miss the event because of concerns about his health. his son, the 43rd president, diz not give a reason for his absence but wishes the first family a wonderful inaugural weekend. they'll join about 800,000 other people who will be in washington for the festivities. crews are working around the clock to get everything in place. sunday marks the official swearing in. that will be a private ceremony for president obama. in the on monday, the public oath for all of us to see. we will have extensive coverage of the inauguration on air and online. nbcbayarea.com. you can go there for our live streaming video, and our political analyst will also be at the inauguration and will be tweeting updates as well. >>> well, controversial body scanners which show a naked image of travelers will be removed from local airports. they'll remove eight scanners from san jose international and five from oakland international. the transportation security administration says
-- where she is. >>> moving on, president obama is asking for the nation's help. he has proposed sweeping reforms to the nation's gun control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parentome peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sale
is a match made in heaven. >> thank you. >> today is first lady michelle obama's 49th birthday. >> check this out. office released this photo. you can see her sporting shorter bangs. >> this is in time for the inauguration monday, and also comes on the same day she launch aid new official twitter account. >> happy birthday to first lady. >> absolutely. a programming note abc 7 news sports reporter traveling to atlanta to occur cover the nfl championship game. >> it's the game we're going to win. >> yes. the reports start tomorrow here on abc 7. >> thank you. thank you for joining us. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. we ap >>> this is "world news." tonight, deadly mission. the breaking news about the american hostages, the attempted rescue. some captives wired with explosives. and our martha raddatz is traveling with the u.s. secretary of defense. >>> also tonight, housing boom. big new numbers. and how more people are building smarter for the changing american family. >> hi! how are you? >>> strange twists, in the story of football powerhouse manti te'o and the girlfriend tha
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